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Concerts at the Library

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Need an idea for something to do this wintry month?  Consider livening up these cold days with a fun concert the whole family can enjoy.  The Boone County Public Library offers free concerts this month, including:   P’s in a Pod Sunday, February 12, Florence Branch (7425 US 42, Florence), 2 p.m. Named for its… Read more »

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Boone County Library Early Childhood Fair

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Head to the Main Branch of the Boone County Public Library (1786 Burlington Pike) on Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the 13th annual Early Childhood Education Fair. Families with children ages 0 – 5 can learn what services Boone County has to offer, plus enter to win giveaways, get developmental and… Read more »

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Keep Your Resolutions

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Want to keep this year’s resolutions to get fit (or stay in shape)?  St. Elizabeth Health Care can make it easy for the whole family to stay active.  Each campus offers convenient walking paths that range in distance from a short half-mile walk to a mile-long trek.  Take multiple laps to meet your walking goals!… Read more »

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Awe-Some Computers for Tots

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The Campbell County Public Library has made something AWE-some for kids with their AWE computers (Advanced Workstations in Education), available in the children’s section.  The computers are specially designed to provide literacy-based games for the littlest members of your family, ages 2 – 8, and include content that covers math, science, social studies, reading, art… Read more »

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Music Lessons for All

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Little Songbird Music Studio (240 Main St., Florence) will host an open house from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Jan. 7 for new and returning students. Children will enjoy crafts, instruments, games, songs, and snacks, while parents can explore the materials, play with their kids, enter a raffle, and meet the studio’s instructors. Two… Read more »

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Indoor Play Spots For Winter Days

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Need a few ideas to help the kids blow off steam during winter break? Check out these spots for classes, events, winter camps and all-out fun!   Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center (620 Greenup St., Covington) will host a Saturday Arts Sampler on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Try out a… Read more »

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Holiday Reads

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The holidays are a great time to share a story with your little ones. Children’s Librarian Terri Diebel, and Juvenile Collection Development Librarian Cecilia Horn from the Kenton County Public Library compiled a list of faves that are sure to delight. Check out Horn’s blog for more unique recommendations at kentonlibrary.org/blog/wynk/: The Christmas Boot by… Read more »

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Merry Christmas, Y’all!

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Plenty of good reads abound during the holidays, but one book in particular is getting a very welcome reception by Northern Kentuckians — because it’s a holiday book all about them! About a year ago, Jennifer Sierra was looking for a Kentucky-themed Christmas book for her daughter, and struggled to find a title that fit the… Read more »

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New Program for Homeschoolers

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Homeschoolers in Northern Kentucky have a new spot to hang out — the Cold Spring Branch of the Campbell County Public Library (3920 Alexandria Pike).  On the first Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m., homeschoolers in grades 1 – 5 and their families can meet others and enjoy a special program designed just for… Read more »

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Polar Express Readings at BCM

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Head to the Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Road) this holiday season for stories, crafts and an astounding model train display that’s a favorite in Northern Kentucky.  Local children’s librarians will read the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, then guests can create a Christmas craft, enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies, and visit with Santa!… Read more »

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